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Sunday 16 August 1964

US date format: 8/16/1964, UK date format: 16/8/1964

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1964). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Arias and Sharuna Bartas. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Everybody Loves Somebody by Dean Martin. In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. The Gorgon, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964 while Convention by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ready, Steady, Win!.
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Movies

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The Gorgon

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Richard Pasco, Barbara Shelley

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Kisses for My President

Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Polly Bergen, Arlene Dahl, Edward Andrews

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Looking for Love

Directed by: Don Weis

Starring: Connie Francis, Jim Hutton, Susan Oliver, Joby Baker

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The Thrill Killers

Directed by: Ray Dennis Steckler

Starring: Ray Dennis Steckler, Liz Renay, Joseph Bardo, Carolyn Brandt

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Hercules Against the Sons of the Sun

Directed by: Osvaldo Civirani

Starring: Mark Forest, Anna-Maria Pace, Giuliano Gemma, Ángela Rhu

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Ready, Steady, Win!

Fire Crackers

The Children of the New Forest

Match of the Day

Starring: Gary Lineker, John Motson, Guy Mowbray, Arsène Wenger

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1964 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Omaha Jaycee Golf Open Invitational
  • Vietnam War: A coup d'etat replaces Duong Van Minh with General Nguyen Khanh as President of South Vietnam. A new constitution is established with aid from the U.S. Embassy.

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Books

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Convention

By: Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II

Fletcher Knebel, author of the"Seven Days in May" White House thriller turns his attention to the political convention for the Presidency this time.

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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

By: John Le Carre

The Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carré's first work of non-fiction, will be available from Viking in September 2016The 50th-anniversary edition of the bestselling novel that launched John le Carré’s career worldwide In the shadow of the newly erected Berlin Wall, …

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A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy

By: Jim Bishop

"To my eternal sorrow, I was the last writer to work with President Kennedy on an exclusive story. Therefore, I asked to have it published as it was written, without anything

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Candy

By: Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Banned upon its initial publication, the now-classic Candy is a romp of a story about the impossibly sweet Candy Christian, a wide-eyed, luscious, all-American girl. Candy –– a satire of Voltaire’s Candide –– chronicles her adventures with mystics, sexual analysts, …

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